Visitor Bureau Releases “Seasons Behind the Door” Photo Book

The Door County Visitor Bureau has announced the release of its newest “Capture Door County” fine art photography book, “Seasons Behind the Door.” This 144 page book features over 230 beautiful photographs of Door County. The hard-bound coffee table book is the result of the popular “Capture Door County” photo contest, started by the Door County tourism organization in January of 2013. More than 24,000 … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Schools Hire Middle School Principal & Food Service Director

The selection of a new principal for the TJ Walker Middle School in Sturgeon Bay has been approved by the board of education. The school board Wednesday evening accepted the recommendation that Mark Smullin, currently Principal at Aldrich Intermediate School in Beloit, be hired to replace Randy Watermolen, who is retiring at the end of the current school year after 15 years as Middle School … Continue reading

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Police Looking for Help Locating Habitat for Humanity Shed

A small shed and the trailer it was on apparently wandered away from from its location at the offices of Habitat for Humanity of Door County in Sturgeon Bay. According to the Sturgeon Bay Police Department, the shed disappeared from the Habitat lot off North 14th Avenue on April 8th. City police were contacted this week and posted a picture on its facebook page. If … Continue reading

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Towns Approve BUG Fire Department Upgrade

A $2.8 million project to upgrade facilities for the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department will move forward as a result of voting at annual meetings in the three towns Tuesday. A majority of voters in the fire department’s coverage area approved the recommended upgrades as part of an advisory referendum on April 5th. However, the final approval was reserved for the annual meetings. The numbers were as … Continue reading

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Recycling in Baileys Harbor Moves Back to Park for Summer

Starting this Saturday(April 23) the recycling program for the Town of Baileys Harbor is returning the the Baileys Harbor Recreational Park for the summer. Hours will be from 9AM until 12PM on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. If you have any questions contact Douglas Smith, the Town Clerk/Administrator, at the Town Hall, or email admin@townofbaileysharbor.com or call (920)-839-9509.

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Sturgeon Bay Named a Top Seaside Community

Sturgeon Bay was recently announced as one of the top 10 seaside communities in the nation. The sparkling water, combined with the historic waterfront and relaxed quality of life helped Sturgeon Bay reach number 3 in the voting conducted by Coastal Living Magazine. The only ones that ranked higher were Stuart, Florida and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. This is the fifth annual contest to name the … Continue reading

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Town Meetings to Decide Fate of BUG Fire Department Upgrade

The next step in the process intended to upgrade facilities for the Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department happens Tuesday night at annual town meetings in the department’s coverage area. On April 5th, a majority of voters in each of the towns supported the advisory referendum calling for a $2.8 million facilities upgrade with the capability of housing a Door County ambulance in Brussels. The votes taken at … Continue reading

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DARE Program Helping Young People Make Good Choices

More than three dozen members of the Door County DARE program made the trek to Milwaukee last week to Miller Park and a Brewers game. Door County Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville teaches the program whose acronym stands for “Drug Abuse Resistance Education.” During a recent interview on the DARE program, Neuville noted that the current focus is on helping young people make good … Continue reading

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Jacksonport Women’s Club Tree Sale Deadline Approaching

Now that we’re expecting a warm spell for the next week or so, many people will be heading outside to get in a little yard work. For those looking to add an element of beautification to the mix, the Jacksonport Women’s Club may have the answer. The northern door club ‘s fourth annual tree beautification program is still taking orders, but the deadline is fast … Continue reading

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Friends Group Makes Large Donation to Peninsula Park

Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek will have more naturalist activities available, be better positioned to deal with invasive species, and, have improved trail maintenance thanks to a $25,500 donation from the Friends of Peninsula State Park accepted by the State Natural Resources Board in Madison Wednesday. The “friends” group donation will cover the general wage and fringe benefit for a limited term naturalist position, … Continue reading

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